If I know one thing that plagues all creatives it’s self-doubt.
We all know self-doubt sabotages our efforts: it makes us reluctant to press Publish, or fire off a submission, or introduce a new riff to the band, or really go for it in a live performance.
It makes us stand quietly at the edge of the room trying our darndest to blend in with the wallpaper, when we should be in the middle of the room shaking hands with that talent agent or publisher or record producer.
But self-doubt operates in another, more insidious, way: it affects the quality of the work itself. Continue reading How We Can All Be More Confident Artists